… The seeds of resilience are planted in the way we process the negative events in our lives.
Sheryl Sandberg’s latest book is about building resilience. Have you heard of the “three P’s”?
… After spending decades studying how people deal with setbacks, psychologist Martin Seligman found that there are three Ps — personalization, pervasiveness, and permanence — that are critical to how we bounce back from hardship,” Sandberg said. …
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Resilience is a critical life skill. Some people seem to possess an abundance of resilience, but how much of it is is nurture and how much nature? In other words, how much can be taught? Do you think teaching about the three P’s can help? Looking around you at relatives, friends, colleagues, and others, do you understand why some are more resilient than others? Or is it mostly a mystery? What are your thoughts?
Something else to consider. Are totebaggers as a group highly resilient, or is it more that they have not been severely tested?